Private equity ownership can bring significant benefit to a portfolio company, but it can also be challenging for both the investor and the investee.
The focus for private equity firms in Asia has shifted from putting in place environment, social and governance (ESG) policies to implementing these policies across portfolios consistently and in ways that allow their impact to be measured.
Asia’s pan-regional buyout players are raising ever larger funds and pursuing ever larger deals. Is there now more capital in this segment of the market than places to – sensibly – put it?
Navis Capital Partners' bet on UK-based Cherry Valley Group seven years ago has paid off with a sale to two Chinese agribusiness investors
Navis Capital Partners has sold Cherry Valley Group (CVF), a duck genetics supplier and a breeder of Peking ducks, to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Group (Sunlon) and CITIC Agri Fund Management for an undisclosed sum.
Now on its third PE owner, Guardian Early Learning Group is building its unique brand identity in Australia’s busy childcare sector. The key has been for each party to respect the strengths and needs of the other
Bolt-on acquisitions enable private equity firms to bring down the cost of investments through multiple arbitrage and leveraging synergies. But in a climate of heady valuations, are GPs thinking too big?
Encouraging trends in population, social mobility, commodities, technology, and governance standards are converging on Islamic finance. PE plays a small role with strong upside in Asia
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Australia’s Retail Apparel Group (RAG) to The Foschini Group of South Africa in a deal worth A$302.5 million ($225 million).
Regional private equity firms are refocusing on Vietnam, widening the exit options for local GPs that specialize in bringing companies to scale. But sizeable deals are scarce and valuations are rising
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Mainland Poultry with a view to meeting the New Zealand's egg producers domestic capital investment needs and taking its technology into other parts of Asia
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in New Zealand-based egg producer Mainland Poultry. The size of the deal was not disclosed but local media reports put it at NZ$300-350 million ($207-242 million).
Village Grocer, a Malaysian premium grocery chain owned by Navis Capital Partners, has taken over domestic rival Bens Independent Grocer (BIG).
Oaktree Capital Management and Navis Capital Partners are merging Fitness First and Celebrity Fitness in the expectation that scale will be rewarded in Southeast Asia's gym market
The Hong Kong and Southeast Asia business of Fitness First, which is controlled by Oaktree Capital Management, has agreed to merge with Celebrity Fitness, a Southeast Asia gym operator owned by Navis Capital Partners.
Golden Foods Siam was struggling when Navis Capital Partners took it over, but the GP’s willingness to give management the needed tools helped generate a 3.4x return
PE investors must focus on speed and forward planning when implementing strategies across team building, operational improvements and crisis management, industry participants told the AVCJ Forum in Hong Kong.
Asian GPs face increased scrutiny on succession planning as LPs seek to distinguish franchises that are sustainable from those that are not. For some founders, sharing economics and power isn’t easy
Institutional investors expect private equity funds to deliver outsize returns, regardless of the lower growth environment in Asia, which means GPs must focus more on making a difference to portfolio companies at the micro level.
Navis Capital Partners has completed the second part of its exit from Australia's WorldMark Group, generating proceeds of $300 million across both transactions. For one executive, it marks the end of near 20-year journey
Navis Capital Partners will complete its exit from WorldMark Group after agreeing to sell the Australia-based after-market car services provider to Quadrant Private Equity. Following the earlier sale of WorldMark’s consulting business, total proceeds...
Navis Capital Partners has paid MYR61.8 million ($15.3 million) to Malaysian government-backed PE firm Ekuinas for a 20% stake in local cosmetics brand Alliance Cosmetics Group.